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Sissinghurst Castle Garden NT by bus then 1½ miles (or taxi)

The famous garden created by Vita Sackville-West and her husband, Sir Harold Nicolson, between the remains of an Elizabethan mansion. Study and library also open. Tower with views. Woodland and lakes walks. Restaurant. Tel. 01580 710700.
Open* mid Mar-Oct, Daily 1100-1730. See website for limited winter opening.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Bus 5 from near station to Sissinghurst village, then 1½ mile walk. M-S hourly, Sun & BH every 2 hours, 12 minutes journey. Operated by Arriva.
Taxi: MTC Taxis tel. 01580 890003.
After wet weather the recommended walking route may be muddy in the woodland area, an alternative route is beside the A262 and along the entrance drive but take care on the drive because it is narrow with no path and may be busy.

Stay at Sissinghurst: National Trust Holiday cottage.

Staplehurst map